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ch. 9 med terms

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ad-   toward  
anti-   against, opposing  
endo-   within  
ex-, exo-   outside, away from  
hyper-   excessive, abnormally high, above  
hypo-   under, below normal  
para-   near, alongside, departure from normal  
syn-   together, joined  
acid/o   solution or substance with a pH less than 7  
acr/o   extremity  
aden/o   gland  
andr/o   male  
calc/i   calcium  
cortic/o   tree bark, outer covering, cortex  
crin/o   to secrete  
dips/o   thirst  
gluc/o   glucose, sugar, sweet  
glyc/o, glycos/o   glycogen (storage form of sugar), glucose, sugar, sweet  
hormon/o   to set in motion  
kal/i   potassium  
ket/o, keton/o   ketone bodies (a by-product of fat metabolism0  
lob/o   rounded part, lobe  
myx/o   mucus  
natr/o   sodium  
ophthalm/o   eye  
pancreat/o   pancreas  
ren/o   kidney  
thyr/o   shield, thyroid  
tox/o   poison  
ur/o   urine  
-drome   run, running  
-edema   swelling  
-emia   condition of blood  
-ism   condition or disease  
-megaly   abnormally large  
-oid   resembling  
-osis   condition of  
-penia   abnormal reduction in number, deficiency  
-plasia   shape, formation  


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